Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Dingo Debate Rages; the Chronicle's Website Has Been Flooded with Comments on the Latest Dingo Incident

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Dingo Debate Rages; the Chronicle's Website Has Been Flooded with Comments on the Latest Dingo Incident

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Posted by Toejam from Maroochydore, Queensland

Perhaps the parent(s) should be charged with child neglect and animal cruelty (the animals are having to be put down through no fault of their own, after all).

Mr Law and the anonymous other man, good on you lads, much respect for recognising the impending danger and doing something about it.

Posted by Sadman from Hervey Bay, Queensland

Based on reports, two dingoes died due to poor parenting.The only way to stop such attacks is to limit the number of people allowed on the island at any one time.Also those who fail to act responsibly should be fined.

Posted by Jacko62 from Hervey Bay, Queensland

Once again the dingo pays the price for the stupid humans.

Posted by island_lover from Kallangur, Queensland

Just how long must this go on. Year after year this happens and has caused the death of a small child in the past.The poor old brumbies were removed. This took away a food source for the dingoes. Remove the dingoes by some method, either with an injection or put them in a zoo or someplace that will make it safe for visitors on the island.Who, after all, is most important? Dingoes or children?

Posted by Baymum from Booral, Queensland

The poor dingoes are hungry and only doing what is natural for them. If we go into the waters and get attacked by a shark, do we blame the shark? We have removed far too much from Fraser Island and it's showing. As for the parent, it's a disgrace she allowed such a small child to wander off a regardless of dingoes she could have easily been injured by a fall.

Posted by RainbowBeach from Inskip, Queensland

Once again parents knowing the risks of dingoes on Fraser Island take their children there and let them roam about unsupervised. The fault of this attack is the child being unsupervised and getting away into the high dunes alone. It could have been a brown snake bite if it was summer, could have been a trip and fall, once again it's a kid being bitten by a dingo. …

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